An Opportunity to Help Young Neighbors

Volunteer Opportunities: Monday-Thursdays—afternoon classroom support is especially needed—3:30pm (2:30pm on Wednesdays). Or evening one-on-one support from 6:30-7:30 p.m.  For more details, please visit Bridge the Gap — Volunteers. Did you know that you can help some of the children who live in Marin City to get to college? And it... Read more

Bird Drowned by Party Balloon

While out kayaking between Gate 6 1/2 and East and West Piers I saw some floating trash and paddled over to pick it up. It turned out to be a helium party balloon with a long thin ribbon that had gotten tangled around the feet and wings of a bird.... Read more

The Blue Monday Jam Sessions

  Sausalito is a thriving community, with never a dull moment. You need look no further than the No Name Bar, where you can hear music every night. From The Hippie Voices to Friday Night Jazz, the No Name features a wide variety of music. Another venue is the Seahorse, where... Read more

When will the WPH Construction End?

The Waldo Point Harbor Reconfiguration is in the final stages, according to Dan Hughes, WPH project manager. The crew will start back to work in late spring with prepping the park site, which is now the old Gates Coop parking area. In June, when the permit allows, they will begin the in-water... Read more


Welcome to the new and improved Floating Times! Want to learn how to find stories? Read “HOW TO: Navigate this site” on the sidebar. This newsletter is a work in progress – so please check back to see what’s been added. We’d like your feedback. Tell us what you like and don’t... Read more

February High Tide Warning

High Tides are coming again: Heavy storms can add a foot of water to these predicted tides. Flooded parking lots can total cars and also damage the wheels on shopping carts, so be prepared to move both cars and carts if high tides coincide with rain. Warn your guests! Read more

Free E-waste Recycling – Saturday January 21

Organized by the Sausalito Sustainability Commission and Bay Cities Refuse Services, this is Sausalito’s 7th annual e-waste collection event. Last year 3,905 pounds of e-waste were recycled and, since this collection became an annual event, more than 25 tons of e-waste have been kept out of landfill. That’s impressive. The... Read more

Like a Cat – the 9 Lives of the Charles Van Damme

  From co-director of the Charles Van Damme Ferry Project, Judyth Greenburgh: We have many plans for 2017. Please come to our next Steering Crew Meeting. We are looking to create an official board – secretary, chair, treasurer, grant writer / fundraiser etc. Please invite anyone you think would be... Read more

The Bird Photographs of Richard Pavek

Special Event The Bird Photographs of Richard Pavek Friday, January 27 7:00 p.m. inside the Sausalito Library Using the big screen in the Library, Sausalito resident Richard Pavek [Yellow Ferry] will present a selection of his beautiful photographs of birds from around the world, some in flight others perched. He... Read more

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